From the authors: The National Latino Leadership Alliance first initiative to conduct a national survey of Latino leadership programs. The survey identified 90 program, these programs serve less than one percent of the Latino population. Furthermore, the survey identified gaps in geographic areas, including entire states and large cities withan increasing Latino population and no existing leadership programs. These findings validate the critical need for a concerted effort to promote Latino leadership programs and create and implement new programs, across the country.
Finding Category: Latinos and Civic Society
Latino Leadership Program Directory
Latino Caucus Foundation Launches a New Leadership Academy
From the author: Members of the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus launched a new LCF Leadership Academy designed to equip and prepare Latino communities. The LCF Academy is specifically geared for mid-level high-potential professionals with a proven track record and passion for leadership, civic engagement, and potential for upward mobility.
The Iraq Conflict: The War That Changed Latinos
This article addresses the impact the Iraq war had on the Latino population.
Why do the state’s biggest nonprofits struggle when it comes to Hispanic representation?
From the author: Boards influence powerful institutions, such as shaping their culture and their commitment. A board that does not look like its community is not likely to understand that community’s needs. Not enough Hispanics have reached positions of power and have yet to serve as role models for others in their communities.. In 25 years, Hispanics are projected by demographers toreach nearly 50 percent. And yet the power of Hispanics has long lagged behind that of other minorities.
Training effort seeks to build next generation of Latino leaders in Sonoma Valley
The article’s key points is encouraging Latinos is needed in order for latinos to take on public and nonprofit leadership positions in Sonoma Valley.
Latino Board Representation: Improving or Not?
From the author: The Korn Ferry review reveals two promising data points: an increase in first-time Hispanic directors, and an increase in the total number of board seats.
Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy
Journal sheds light on the current state of the American Latino community in a number of key areas, including asset building, economic security in old age, education, and the nexus between economics and security on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Latinx Health Equity in California: Facing Disparities and Building for the Future
From the authors: This report is intended to inform funders about the obstacles to achieving Latinx health equity in California, as well as promising practices for change—with the ultimate goal of increasing philanthropic support for Latino-serving organizations advancing health equity in California and across the Americas.
Latino Perspectives on Conservation Leadership
This report aims to bring Latino representation to climate policy in California, funding for out- door access in Congress, and leadership development.
National Latino Climate Leadership Forum Recommendations Report
This report captures the information shared during The National Latino Climate Leadership forum for Latino leaders, including the outputs from structured and collaborative working sessions. The report provides specific, prioritized, and actionable recommendations for new initiatives and collaborations that put Latinos at the forefront of climate solutions.
Report summary: Latino Communities Want to Take Action on Climate Change